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Read drug prescription

It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Avara before taking it.

What is Avara

Treating rheumatoid arthritis by reducing signs and symptoms, improving physical function, and preventing the development of structural damage to the joints.
Avara is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor. It is thought to work by blocking certain enzymes responsible for abnormal tissue development or growth.

Important safety information:

  • Avara may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Avara with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
  • Drinking alcohol while you are taking Avara may increase the risk of liver problems. Talk with your doctor before drinking alcohol while taking Avara.
  • Avara may reduce the number of clot-forming cells in your blood. Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury. Tell your doctor if you have unusual bruising or bleeding. Tell your doctor if you have dark, tarry, or bloody stools.
  • Avara may lower the ability of your body to fight infection. Avoid contact with people who have colds or infections. Tell your doctor if you notice signs of infection like fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
  • Do not receive a live vaccine (eg, measles, mumps) while you are taking Avara. Talk with your doctor before you receive any vaccine.
  • The safety of Avara in patients with inactive TB has not been confirmed. You may need to have a TB skin test before you start Avara to determine if you have TB infection. Discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor.
  • Serious and sometimes fatal liver problems have been reported with Avara. Contact your doctor right away if you develop symptoms such as dark urine, pale stools, yellowing of the skin or eyes, stomach pain, severe or persistent nausea or loss of appetite, or unusual tiredness.
  • A serious and sometimes fatal lung problem (interstitial lung disease) has been reported with Avara. Contact your doctor right away if you develop new or worsening breathing problems, such as cough or shortness of breath (with or without fever).
  • Serious and sometimes fatal skin reactions (eg, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis) have been rarely reported with Avara. Contact your doctor right away if you develop a rash; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; or blisters on the inside of the eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Lab tests, including liver function, blood pressure, and complete blood cell counts, may be performed to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
  • Use Avara with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more likely to develop burning, numbness, or tingling.
  • Avara may remain in the body for 2 years or longer after you stop taking it. Your doctor may prescribe medicine to help remove Avara from your body more quickly after you finish treatment (drug elimination procedure). Talk with your doctor for more information.
  • The risk of harm or death to a fetus fathered by a man using Avara is not known. Men who take Avara should talk with their doctor about the need to use a condom when having sex with a woman who may become pregnant. If you wish to father a child, talk with your doctor. You may need to stop Avara and complete the drug elimination procedure to remove it from your blood before you father a child.
  • If you are able to become pregnant, you must not start Avara unless it has been confirmed that you are not pregnant. You will need to use an effective form of birth control while you take Avara and for as long as Avara remains in your body. If you plan to become pregnant, talk with your doctor about stopping Avara and completing the drug elimination procedure before you become pregnant. Talk with your doctor for more information or if you have questions about effective birth control.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Do not use Avara if you are pregnant. It may cause birth defects or fetal death. You must have a negative pregnancy test before you start treatment with Avara. Do not become pregnant while you are taking it. Contact your doctor at once if your period does not occur when expected or if you suspect that you are pregnant. It is not known if Avara is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Avara.
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Avara side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
  • Back pain; diarrhea; dizziness; hair loss; headache; indigestion; muscle aches; nausea; runny nose; weakness; weight loss.
  • Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blisters on the inside of the eyes, nose, or mouth; burning, numbness, or tingling; chest pain; fast or irregular heartbeat; muscle cramps, including leg cramps; new or worsening breathing problems (eg, cough or shortness of breath, with or without fever); red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent vomiting; symptoms of high blood pressure (eg, severe or persistent headache or dizziness, vision changes); symptoms of infection (eg, fever, chills, sore throat, cough, increased or painful urination); symptoms of liver problems (eg, dark urine, pale stools, yellowing of the skin or eyes, stomach pain, severe or persistent nausea or loss of appetite); unusual or easy bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; unusually pale skin.

  • This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

    Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

    Generic drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    100 mg3 $48.40Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    100 mg3 $87.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    100 mg3 $142.00Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    100 mg6 $171.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    100 mg6 $185.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    100 mg9 $366.00Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    100 mg12 $324.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK
    10 mg30 $71.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    10 mg30 $435.52Canada, UK
    10 mg60 $176.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    10 mg60 $179.98Israel
    10 mg60 $405.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    10 mg90 $252.00Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, UK
    10 mg90 $260.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    10 mg90 $421.89Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    10 mg90 $515.04Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg30 $106.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg60 $331.65Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg60 $335.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg90 $295.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg90 $335.00Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, UK
    20 mg90 $425.02Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg90 $455.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    10 mg x 30's $19.96
    ARAVA tab 20 mg x 30's $38.77Aventis Pasteur
    Arava 20 mg x 30's $62.47
    10 mg60 $179.98Israel
    20 mg30 $77.62Israel
    20 mg60 $179.99Israel
    10 mg10 Tablet$1.46
    Cleft 20mg TAB / 10 $2.98
    10 mg x 10's $1.33
    10 mg30 $65.30USA
    10 mg90 $181.92Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    10 mg100 $48.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    10 mg100 $74.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg30 $75.57Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    20 mg50 $42.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK
    20 mg50 $50.50Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg50 $112.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg100 $67.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg100 $87.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg100 $87.44Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    20 mg100 $98.00Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    Leflunomide 10 mg tablet $16.75
    LEFRA tab 10 mg x 10's $1.57Torrent (Vista)
    LEFRA 20 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $2.67Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    LEFUMIDE -10 TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $1.52Cipla Ltd
    LEFUMIDE film-coated tab 20 mg x 10's $2.74Cipla
    10 mg10 Tablet$0.70
    20 mg x 10's $2.52
    RUMALEF tab 20 mg x 30's $5.89Zydus (Synovia)
    Rumalef 10mg TAB / 10 $1.26
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    Avara - Frequently asked Questions

    Can Avara be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

    In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

    It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

    How should I take Avara?

    Use Avara as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

    • Take Avara by mouth with or without food.
    • It may take 4 weeks or more to notice any improvement while taking Avara.
    • If you miss a dose of Avara, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

    Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Avara.

    Who should not take Avara?

    Some medical conditions may interact with Avara. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

    • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
    • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
    • if you have a weakened immune system, an infection, a history of an infection that keeps coming back, or you have recently received a vaccination
    • if you have a history of lung problems, tuberculosis (TB) or a positive TB test, high blood pressure, blood or bone marrow problems, diabetes, liver problems, or abnormal liver function tests, or if you drink alcoholic beverages
    • if you have or have a history of kidney problems or you are on dialysis
    • if you take or have recently taken methotrexate, another medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis, or another medicine that may suppress your immune system
    • if you are taking medicine to treat or prevent malaria

    Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Avara. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

    • Methotrexate because the risk of liver problems, blood problems, or infection may be increased
    • Rifampin or teriflunomide because they may increase the risk of leflunomide's side effects
    • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin) because the risk of its side effects, including bleeding, may be increased by Avara
    • Medicines that may suppress the immune system because the risk of infection or unusual bruising or bleeding may be increased. Ask your doctor if you are unsure if any of your medicines may suppress the immune system
    • Medicines that may cause nerve problems, because the risk of a certain nerve side effect (burning, numbness, or tingling sensation) may be increased. Ask your doctor if you are unsure if any of you medicines may cause nerve problems
    • Cholestyramine because it may decrease leflunomide's effectiveness
    • Medicines that may harm the liver (eg, acetaminophen, methotrexate, ketoconazole, isoniazid, certain medicines for HIV infection) because the risk of liver side effects may be increased. Ask your doctor if you are unsure if any of your medicines might harm the liver

    This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Avara may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    Can Avara be taken or consumed while pregnant?

    Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

    Can Avara be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

    Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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    Reviews

    Following the study conducted by gmedication.com on Avara, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Avara. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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    According to the survey, gmedication.com reported that users of Avara should take Once in a day as the primarily recommended frequency. However, patients are advised to follow the dosage as prescribed by their physician religiously. To get the opinions of other patients on the ideal consumption frequency of the medicine, click here.
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    The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology